Housing Authority of Joliet

6 S. Broadway St., Joliet, IL, 60436
(815) 727-0611



Kendall County

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About Housing Authority of Joliet

Functioning for 70 years, the Housing Authority of Joliet (HAJ) has been at the forefront and steadfastly committed to bringing exceptional housing services and programs to the people of the City of Joliet, and surrounding Will County communities.

The Authority currently operates 1,000 Conventional Public Housing units, provides 1,349 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, completed development of 116 units of mixed income Lease-to-Own housing through the State of Illinois (IHDA) Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. Additionally, we administer 26 units through the State of Illinois Bridge Subsidy programs. These 2,491 units provide high quality housing to eligible families, seniors, and disabled persons throughout Will County.


Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination, maximizing the quality of life for families, seniors, disabled persons, and men and women of all walks of life.

Program Summary for Housing Authority of Joliet

Housing Authority of Joliet is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Housing Authority of Joliet manages several funded programs and has a total of 1,033 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of Joliet administered a total of 1,330 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of Joliet currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Housing Authority of Joliet is located at 6 S. Broadway St., Joliet, IL, 60436 and serves the city of Joliet. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of Joliet at, (815) 727-0611 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority of Joliet compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 11
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 1,330
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 1,033
Waiting list for the Housing Authority of Joliet is currently Closed


2017 Income Limits for Will County, IL

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Will County, IL:

Median Income
$0
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $26,950
  • $30,800
  • $34,650
  • $38,450
  • $41,550
  • $44,650
  • $47,700
  • $50,800
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $16,150
  • $18,450
  • $20,750
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $43,050
  • $49,200
  • $55,350
  • $61,500
  • $66,450
  • $71,350
  • $76,300
  • $81,200

2017 Fair Market Rents for Will County, IL

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Will County, IL:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$912 $1055 $1232 $1569 $1878



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Grundy County Housing Authority Grundy County Housing Authority Morris IL N/A N/A Open 20.12 Miles Contact
Park Forest Housing Authority Park Forest Housing Authority Park Forest IL 177 N/A Closed 21.48 Miles Contact
Aurora Housing Authority (AHA) Aurora Housing Authority (AHA) Aurora IL 893 506 Open 21.74 Miles Contact
Kendall Housing Authority Kendall Housing Authority Wheaton IL 160 N/A Open 23.26 Miles Contact
Dupage Housing Authority (DHA) Dupage Housing Authority (DHA) Dupage IL 78 30 Closed 23.26 Miles Contact
Maywood Housing Authority (MHA) Maywood Housing Authority (MHA) Maywood IL N/A N/A Open 27.9 Miles Contact

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Housing Authority of Joliet Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
991
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Will County Quick Facts

Population: 685,419
Persons Per Household: 3.02
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 12.3%
Homeownership Rate: 82.9%
Housing Units: 238,653
Yearly Income Per Person: $30,377
Median Household Income: $76,147